# Peaches Today, Peaches Tomorrow Poster

Peaches Today, Peaches Tomorrow Poster

## Problem

This poster is based on the problem Peaches Today, Peaches Tomorrow....

The poster is available as a PDF, or the image below can be clicked on to enlarge it.

## Student Solutions

$$\frac{11}{15},\frac56,\frac34, \frac12, \frac35, \frac14$$

**Why?**

__Starting from the beginning__

Start with a denominator which can divide 75 without a remainder. The options are $\frac{11}{15}$ or $\frac35.$ Here you have to choose one and see if it works. This tree shows all of the possibilities:

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__Starting from the end__

On the last day, the fraction he wants to keep needs to be $\frac12$ or $\frac14$, or a fraction with the numerator as 2. This is because the number of peaches has to be 2 (because he eats 1), but if the numerator is larger than 2, then there will be more than 2 peaches.

This tree shows the possibilities working from the end:

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